Natural parks, unspoilt Adriatic coast, natural and arhitectural diversity are some of many beautiful places Croatia has to offer. Whether you are a type of person who prefers island hopping from one small island to another, exploring ancient sites while trying the best local food and drink or natural parks lover there’s something for every taste. Croatia is beautiful in both summer and winter months and throughout the rest of the year. It is a perfect example of a young, lively and firendly relaxed country.
Itineraries passing through Croatia
Zagreb is Croatia’s capital city known for its young, playful heart and alomost thousand year-old history of its old town which is true feast for your senses – most renowned restaurants and coffee shops in the middle of lush gardens and striking Neo-Gotic buildings. The locals are used to welcoming visitors with traditional Croatian hospitality.
Zadar with over 3,000 tears of history with the intense blue sea, the lush deep gardens of pine and olive groves and the pure white of Dalmatia stone is extraordinary and unique in the world. In a city close to Zagreb you can peek into the world’s smallest cathedral – the Church of the Holy cross before touring the largest Roman forum on these shores of the Adriatic.
In the heart of Dalmatia lays the city of Split. The world’s most powerful man, Emperor Diocletian, set the first stones in place for the future city of Split. The story of Split is already 17 centuries old. Split is as peninsula surrounded by sea. It also borders with mountains, Mosor on the northeast, Kozjak on the northwest and on the west side, Marjan hill – one of the most important symbols of the city. Split is also surrounded by islands – Brač, Šolta, Čiovo and Hvar.
The largest town in Hvar island is Hvar town. Hvar island is excelent in many ways. Plenty of sunshine is just a small piece of its attractive mosaic. It is reckoned among the top then most beautiful islands on the Earth. The square named after Cathedral of St Stephen in the largest square in Dalmatia – the people of Hvar call it »Pjaca«.
Korčula town is the historical and tourist centre of the largest island in the Dubrovnik region – Korčula. Korčula town is famous for its streets that are shaped in the form of a fish bone. It is also known for Gothic and Renaissance buildings. Along with Korčula wines Grk, Pošip, Plavac and Rukatac the people of Korčula like to eat the Dubrovnik cakes rožata and klašun which go very well together.
City in the south of the east Adriatic Croatian coast has preserved the character of a unique urban whole throughout the centuries, defined by city walls. After severe earthquake in 1667, Dubrovnik has managed to preserve its renaissance, gothic and baroque fountains, churches and monasteries. Dubrovnik is one of the most touristy destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik – Neretva County. The city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites.